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Campolindo football into NCS final

By scarney
Saturday, December 3rd, 2011 at 12:12 pm in Moraga, Schools, Sports.

The Campolindo football team is worthy of the cliche: “a team of destiny.” The Cougars, who were picked to finish last in the DFAL, are now 13-0 and set to play in the NCS DivisionĀ 3 championship game after one of the most dramatic games in Campolindo football history.

The Cougars fell behind early, 21-0, to Cardinal Newman, but the Cougars clawed their way back to tie it up, 21-21. Cardinal Newman tacked on a field goal shortly after to re-take the lead, 24-21. Late game dominance by the Couagrs earned them a 35-24 upset victory.

The Cougars will play the winner of tonight’s Marin Catholic/Encinal game in the NCS Division 3 championship game next weekend.

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